From The Tribune staff reports
PINSON — The Indians made it a perfect 3-0 against Clay-Chalkville for the 2022 season, taking the 6A Area 12 title on their home floor Thursday night, 54-50.
It wasn’t easy. This was the closest game of the season between the two teams. Pinson Valley won the first meeting 58-49 and then blew out the Cougars 74-41 in the rematch. This time, Clay-Chalkville nearly scored the upset, but will instead go into the playoffs on the road, whereas the Indians will host a first-round game.
First-round playoff matchups have not been publicly announced yet.
Terry Coner Jr. had 17 points, three rebounds and two assists for the Indians, while Isaiah Sims followed with 15 points, three rebounds and three steals and Caleb White added 11 points, five rebounds and three steals for the Indians.
Pinson Valley is 23-7 on the season, while Clay-Chalkville falls to 10-21 overall.